Grooming Cocker Spaniels is an important factor in helping to keep your dog's coat clean, shining and manageable, and his skin, teeth, nails, ears and eyes in excellent health.
However, dog grooming isn't simply about keeping your pet looking good - it's also essential for your Spaniel's health.
However, not all dogs like being groomed, so it will be far easier if you start when he's a puppy to get him used to it. You can learn how to groom your Spaniel puppy here.
Apart from health and the obvious visual benefits to your pet, grooming also has benefits for owners too.
Not only does grooming help us to relax, it can also help to strengthen the bond with our pet.
Another benefit is that it helps us to reinforce our position as the alpha male or female.
(Dogs don't normally allow other members of the pack, of a lesser ranking, to groom them.)
Your pet's grooming session is made up of many activities and there are more than one Cocker Spaniel grooming styles.
The articles listed below offer lots of dog grooming tips and will explain all you need to know about caring for and grooming your Cocker Spaniel.
Grooming Cocker Spaniels can be hard work and time-consuming, particularly with those who enjoy a romp around the fields each day and whose coats invariably pick up burrs and bits of twig.
Although your pet's coat will need to be brushed regularly if it's to stay looking beautiful - it's certainly well worth the effort involved!
Photo Credits - In order of viewing:
1. Liliya Kulianionak at http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-image-couple-english-cocker-spaniel,-image23622081
2. Tony Lanciabeta at Flickr.com